St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

The Parish of St. Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.

Annual Parish Day

The Annual Parish Day will be held on Sunday 7th October. There will be one Mass at 10am.

Afterwards there will be tea and cake in the Assisi Hall. Please join us and bring a cake if you can. It is a chance to get to know your fellow parishioners and meet members of the Parish Council.

Forthcoming Events

  • Life in the Spirit, Tuesday 2nd, 9th and 16th October, 8pm to 9:30pm.
  • Hallam Ascent, Wednesday 3rd October.
  • CAFOD Harvest Fast Day, Friday 5th October.

New to the parish?

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to anyone joining our parish for the first time. We offer a home visit from members of our parish council. As well as giving you a formal welcome to St Francis of Assisi, they can outline the range of activities and facilities available within the parish. If you’re new, please send us a message and we’ll get in touch.